Facebook's "Supreme Court" ruled in favor of upholding Mark Zuckerberg's blacklisting of former President Donald Trump's account for now. Facebook will now have another six months to decide whether they will permanently ban Trump or lift the suspension.
It's a scary world when big tech can silence you simply because they do not like you. We all KNOW that Trump did not incite violence in any way, shape, or form. Yet Twitter and Facebook banned him for the Captiol riot on January 6....which had nothing to do with him. Trump actually gave a speech telling those people to be peaceful and go home.
Yeah, so violent.
The Daily Mail reports:
The Board has upheld Facebook’s decision on January 7, 2021, to restrict then-President Donald Trump’s access to posting content on his Facebook page and Instagram account.
However, it was not appropriate for Facebook to impose the indeterminate and standardless penalty of indefinite suspension.
Facebook’s normal penalties include removing the violating content, imposing a time-bound period of suspension, or permanently disabling the page and account.
The Board insists that Facebook review this matter to determine and justify a proportionate response that is consistent with the rules that are applied to other users of its platform. Facebook must complete its review of this matter within six months of the date of this decision.
The Board also made policy recommendations for Facebook to implement in developing clear, necessary, and proportionate policies that promote public safety and respect freedom of expression.
Twitter CFO Ned Segal weighed in on Facebook's decision and how it would affect Trump's Twitter account.
He said, “Well, there has been no changes to anything we have shared in the past around the former president’s account. When you step back and think about our policies, we want to work hard to be consistent, to be transparent so people know exactly what to expect from us.”
“We don’t have an oversight board like that. Our team is accountable for the decisions that we make,” Segal added. “There is no changes to anything we have talked about in the past.”
Censorship at it's finest.
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